April 2024 NEWS

Galveston group launches drive to build workforce housing

  Build Galveston board member Shirlyn Thomas talks about what workforce housing is and isn't, and what it can do for the Galveston economy at an event at MarMo Plaza in Galveston. An island community development group has launched a drive aiming to collect about $5 million to buy land... Read More >


Economic incubator pumps up Galveston entrepreneurs

For the past six weeks, a group of 15 business owners has been meeting for an intensive, 15-week course aimed at giving entrepreneurs the knowledge to start, maintain and grow a business. Galveston Mortar Academy is an arm of a Cincinnati-based entrepreneurial incubator program called Mortar... Read More >


Permian Energy Development Lab kicks off community listening tour with goal of community members shaping the Lab’s plans

  ODESSA, TEXAS (Tuesday, April 2, 2024)—The Permian Energy Development Lab will host meetings today in Big Spring, Texas and Carlsbad, New Mexico (details here), kicking off a series of community-based gatherings across the Permian Basin. The purpose is to describe PEDL’s... Read More >

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